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Re: RegExp, grabbing first name

by SuicideJunkie (Vicar)
on Feb 25, 2016 at 20:29 UTC ( #1156139=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to RegExp, grabbing first name

Are you OK with failing in the case of names like:
Peep, Bo Chen, Yu

Replies are listed 'Best First'.
Re^2: RegExp, grabbing first name
by Old_Gray_Bear (Bishop) on Feb 25, 2016 at 22:51 UTC
    Or

    Unavoidable, Chun the

    or

    'Alice Belinda, Charlotta, ..., Yulia, Zinnia Pepper', known locally as Alphabet Pepper.

    Parsing names is not a simple problem.

    ----
    I Go Back to Sleep, Now.

    OGB

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